Current information: COVID-19 Current information: Rental car despite COVID-19
Rental Car Oxford

Rental car Oxford

Return at different rental station

Your recently selected rental car -

Last seen rental car
Rental car Avis Rental car Alamo Rental car Europcar Rental car TUI Rental car Hertz Rental car Enterprise Rental car Sunny Cars
Comodo Certificate

Current offers Oxford

e.g. Fiat 500 Or similar
Fiat 500
from 42 £/day
  • All-round carefree package
Fiat 500
from 42 £/day
  • Without excess
Fiat 500
from 42 £/day
  • Best fuel option
Fiat 500
from 42 £/day
e.g. Hyundai i30 Or similar
Hyundai i30
from 44 £/day
  • All-round carefree package
Hyundai i30
from 44 £/day
  • Without excess
Hyundai i30
from 44 £/day
  • Best fuel option
Hyundai i30
from 44 £/day
Further vehicle classes
e.g. Vauxhall Insignia Or similar
Vauxhall Insignia
from 63 £/day
e.g. Vauxhall Astra STW Or similar
Vauxhall Astra STW
from 52 £/day
7 seater
e.g. VW Sharan Minivan Or similar
VW Sharan Minivan
from 107 £/day
e.g. Nissan Qashqai SUV Or similar
Nissan Qashqai SUV
from 61 £/day
Premium class
e.g. Mercedes E -Class Or similar
Mercedes E -Class
from 91 £/day
Test winner
Convincing service
More than 34.000 happy customers
4,5 / 5
Cancellation free of charge
We are happy to assist you with your booking!

Discover the city of Oxford with a rental car

The most convenient way to explore Oxford’s sundry attractions is by hiring a car. With Driveboo, you can easily compare different car rental offers and book your rental car directly online. Oxford is one of the oldest academic cities not only in England but also in Europe. It is full of stunning parks and gardens, delightful architecture, and bustling restaurants serving traditional food.

Apart from being an academic center, Oxford also offers a wide variety of cultural facilities where holidaymakers can learn about the city’s history and cultural heritage. Oxford has plenty of tourist attractions in store for travelers who choose it as their holiday destination. Even Harry Potter fans will find something interesting in this city!

Where is it possible to rent a car in Oxford?

There are multiple places around Oxford where you can find car rental companies. At each pick-up location, you will find a wide array of vehicles and offers. However, the most convenient solution is to rent a car at the airport.

If you arrive at Birmingham Airport (BHX), located 67 miles from the Oxford’s center, you can enjoy your holiday right from the very start. At this airport, car rental companies are located in the arrivals area. Renting a vehicle right at the airport will grant you the freedom to start your adventure in next to no time!

What about speed limits for passenger cars in England?

Type of road Maximum speed in mph Maximum speed in km/h
Motorway 70 mph 112 km/h
Built-up areas 30 mph 48 km/h
Single carriageway 60 mph 96 km/h

Explore the surroundings of Oxford with a rental car

Renting a car in Oxford will allow you to move freely between the numerous attractions and monuments that can be found in the near vicinity of Oxford. Those who love medieval atmospheres should definitely take a trip to Boarstall Tower, which dates back to the 14th century. It is a moated gatehouse surrounded by stunning gardens. There are plenty of paths, surrounded by the tranquillity of nature. Another tourist attraction of this type is Great Coxwell Barn, dating back to the 13th century.

Travellers who enjoy nature should head towards Chiltern Hills, where they will find an abundance of hiking paths and bike trails. With a rental car, you can also travel around the nearest tourist cities, namely London, Birmingham, and Cambridge. The following table includes the names of the most interesting attractions together with the distance that has to be covered in order to reach them with your rental car:

Destination Distance by car in miles Distance by car in kilometres Time
Boarstall Tower 11.1 miles 18 km 30 min
Great Coxwell Barn 20.4 miles 33 km 57 min
Chiltern Hills 28.1 miles 45 km 53 min
London 65.1 miles 105 km 1 h 39 min
Birmingham 77.7 miles 125 km 2 h 25 min
Cambridge 116 miles 187 km 2 h 34 min

Attractions of Oxford, perfect to discover with a rental car

It is worth starting your journey through Oxford’s history and culture from Oxford City Centre. Although it is not particularly large, is offers a wide variety of tourist attractions.

Carfax, Oxford’s most well-known intersection, is a good place to begin. Near the intersection, you will find Carfax Tower, which was part of St Martin’s Church in the past. The tower offers breathtaking views of the city. A stone’s throw from the tower, you will find Town Hall, a great representative of medieval architecture. Pembroke College, along with St Aldate’s Church, is also worth your attention. The former dates back to the first half of the 15th century.

Art lovers should visit the nearby Modern Art Oxford, a visual art gallery devoted to modern artists and their works. Afterwards, you can head towards the High Street where you can admire splendid architecture. The street is sometimes referred to as the finest street in England. While taking a stroll around the city, pay a visit to the University Church. It features a nicely decorated tower dating back to the second half of the 13th century. The tower has a wonderful outlook, offering a splendid view of the city.

Other attractions include:

  • Christ Church Cathedral
  • Christ Church College
  • Magdalen College
  • Radcliffe Square
  • Sheldonian Theatre

Your benefits with Driveboo

  • Rental cars available from the age of 18
  • Cancellation free of charge up to 24 hours before pick-up
  • Car rental without deposit, credit card and excess
  • No hidden costs due to a transparent costs overview
  • Cheap rental car offers and promotions
  • Numerous customer reviews and independent recommendations
  • Express rentals and long-term rentals
  • Rent a cheap Van
  • Wide range of equipment, pick-up stations, insurances and additional services
  • Transparent price comparison of all major car rental companies